• 19.08.2014
  • Air, Business Jets, Engineering, Aviation
  • Media release

RUAG Aviation provides real wood flooring for business and private jets together with LIST components & furniture GMBH

RUAG Aviation now provides real wood flooring as an option for owners and operators looking to enhance the quality of their cabin environment. Developed by Austria’s LIST components & furniture GmbH, the wood flooring can be installed by RUAG Aviation on various different aircraft types.

Approximately 10 millimetres thick, the wood flooring adds no additional weight to the aircraft.It is available in a variety of veneers, andcan be laid in different patterns in an aircraft’s entry, shower and toilet areas as well ain sections of the main cabin. Designed to please the eye, the wood flooring possesses an attractive naturalsatin finish, and iscompatible with diverse floor layoutsthrough the use of rectangular or single curved panels. Itcan also be personalised withinlays as well as marquetryand even lighting.

“Real wood flooring brings a touch of inimitable elegance to an aircraft cabin, a rare and distinguishedcharm,” says Andreas Aigner, Director R&D at LIST components & furniture. “Function is naturally as important as aesthetics, however, and our wood flooring is also completely safe and highly durable.”Fully certifiedaccording to EASA and FAA standards, theslip-resistantwood flooringmeets all safety and flammability requirements. A special locking system and floating installation make it easy to install and to maintain, while its high resistance to scratches and abrasions ensuresconvenient cleaning.

“Our continued commitment to delivering premium solutions for our customers is reflected in this exclusive new capability,” says Tobias Laps, Head of Sales, Marketing and Business Development at RUAG Aviation. “We are very pleased to be working with LIST components & furniture to provide real wood flooring installationson business aircraft.”